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Dr. Bruce & the Levity Zone Archive

Dr. Bruce Damer & the Levity Zone Archive is the complete collection of podcasts and other assets from the Levity Zone as well as talks by Dr. Bruce Damer on other podcasts and online shows. This material is freely available for use under a Creative Commons NC-SA license unless otherwise specified.

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Nov 17, 2018 XRazma, Dr. Bruce Damer
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Dr. Bruce Damer's plenary @ the San Francisco Purpose Summit 17th November, 2018. Held at the The Seminary at Strawberry in Mill Valley, California. Bruce presented a "storytelling" for 8 minutes bringing elements from two previous events: TransTech and SAND (Science & Nonduality) to the Purpose audience. Covering the origin of life (New Zealand fieldwork) briefly and then going on to the origins and evolution of humans from our earlier prosimian ancestry, to the future in the...
Topics: Origin of Life, Human Evolution, healing
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Nov 10, 2018 Dr. Bruce Damer, XRazma, TransTech Conference
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Dr Bruce Damer's plenary talk on The Origin and Evolution of Life and the Future of Conscious Technology Held at the TransTech conference on 10th November 2018 in Palo Alto California. The main talk is featured with Jeffrey Martin's introduction. Thanks to XRazma for taking this video from the front row (CAM2).  Description:  Dr. Bruce Damer of UC Santa Cruz/Biota Institute takes us on a journey from the newest research on the chemical engine that might lie behind the origin and evolution of...
Topics: Dr. Bruce Damer, Origin of Life, Future of Humanity, Human Evolution, Trauma Healing
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Oct 27, 2018 Dr. Bruce Damer, XRazma, SAND
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Dr. Bruce Damer's plenary on Being Human in the Engine of Creation, held at the SAND conference on the 27th of October, 2018 in San Jose, California. Thanks to XRazma for taking this video from the front row. Official SAND conference video to be added later.
Topics: Dr, Bruce Damer, Origin of Life, Human Evolution, Future of Civilization, Trauma and Healing
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Oct 23, 2018 Dr. Bruce Damer
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Dr. Bruce is back after a heartfelt series of major life changes to bring you this podcast "Becoming Human", a recording by SAND (Science & Nonduality) for their Emergence Series webcast in preparation for the SAND2018 Conference in San Jose, California. Join us for a wide-ranging storytelling salon with topics as diverse as the cold realms of science, intuition and the synchronous field, connecting with Deepak Chopra, holding Endo thought experiments, my original vision to work...
Topics: Science, intuition, the synchronous field, Deepak Chopra, thought experiments, Endo, origin of...
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Aug 31, 2018 Dr. Bruce Damer
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Your Dr. Bruce shares a hot tub and a chorus of crickets with Dr. Future (Al Lundell) after returning from highly stimulating and encouraging meetings in Boston and Providence where he met a new team of Mac and Mike who are serious about building a "CubeSat" prototype of SHEPHERD. SHEPHERD is the audacious spacecraft design worked out with Peter Jenniskens and Julian Nott back in 2015. It is a "sailing ship for space" which if it works could encapsulate, handle, extract and...
Topics: Spacecraft, CubeSat, SHEPHERD, asteroid mining, biospheres, exoplanets, Mars, Solar System, heart,...
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Ancient Oaks Community (AOK) 20th Anniversary Celebration of 8-08-2018 A celebration of 20 years at Ancient Oaks with dear friends. Held on the octostage on August 8, 2018 (at 8:08pm) following a tour of the new Wizard's Abode under construction. Nick Herbert returns with a wonderful poem about the "New Xanadu" (pleasure domes included). Credits: XRazma for video, Dr. Bruce Damer for wizarding!
Topics: Ancient Oaks, Dr. Bruce Damer, Farms, Community, Northern California, Hippie Ethos
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Aug 2, 2018 Dr. Bruce Damer, Reno DeCaro
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Formal portraits of Dr. Bruce Damer for conferences, news articles, books and other uses. Please credit Reno DeCaro when it appears in the file name
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Dr. Bruce Damer & the Cannakeys Crew on the Onnit-Total Human Optimization podcast with Kyle Kingsbury (Episode 51). This was a "Salon" format recorded at Ancient Oaks Farm on July 20th, 2018. Present: Dr. Bruce Damer, Doug Reil, Uwe Bliesching, Razma, Kari Barron.
Topics: Cannabis, Endo Tripping, Health, foot fungus, Terpenes, Human future
This is a collection dedicated to the memory of Fred McPherson. First is an extensive interview on "Saving the San Lorenzo River", a contribution to the HIP Santa Cruz History project (recorded by Dr. Bruce Damer and Alexa Razma at Ancient Oaks on July 19, 2018). Video from a phone camera and a professional camera is included along with processed audio. Photos of the maps and documents referenced are included. Four "perfect music" pieces from the "25th Century...
Topics: Santa Cruz, San Lorenzo Valley, civic action, hippies, 1960s and 1970s
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Jul 12, 2018 Jaden McLeaod, New Zealand Herald Local Focus
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Dr. Bruce Damer on NZ Herald Local Focus: Scientist Researches Origins Of Life at Rotorua (June 2018) By: Jaden McLeod, NZH Local Focus https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12084513 [video segment showing RNA polymerization experiments in the hot spring pools at Hell's Gate] It's a case of weird and wonderful science - using hot springs to find the origins of life. Leading American scientist Dr Bruce Damer is at Rotorua's Hell's Gate conducting research trials...
Topics: Origins of Life, New Zealand, Rotorua, polymerization, Astrobiology, RNA, Hot Springs
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May 14, 2018 Kyle Thiermann
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Big wave surfer Kyle Thiermann of Santa Cruz interviews Dr. Bruce Damer on May 14, 2018 at Kyle's surf shack in the Pleasure Point neighborhood. They return from a two wheeler bike trailer ride to the cliffs to check out the surf and then get into a conversation of Dr. Bruce's distant surfing experiences and metaphors for life. Kyle's embodied presence on the water is also an important modality for connection with the world and its future. They get into the implications of an embodied...
Topics: big wave surfing, embodiment, origin of life, conscious experience, future of the world, ocean...
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A selection of Dr. Bruce Damer speaking and performance photos (with Wizards Light "Science & Spirit" troupe, Android Jones and others) at conferences (Science & Nonduality, Science of Consciousness, Esalen, Universities and others) and at various festivals (Lightning in a Bottle, Symbiosis, Burning Man etc). Find many of the talks and shows pictured here at the Levity Zone Podcast at: http://www.levityzone.org and in this collection.
Topics: performance, talks, science, human history, Dr. Bruce Damer, spoken word art, DJ, VJ, dance,...
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Apr 26, 2018 Dr. Bruce Damer
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Your Dr. Bruce finds himself back in Islamabad, Pakistan spending one beautiful April spring day at a flower-decked lakeside retreat hand-crafted by a dear friend, Shahnaz Minallah. We spent a delightful time "gup shupping" (Pakistani for shooting the breeze) while breezes flowed and Pashtuns from the wild north worked around us. We explored the theme of "lock-in" which is entering Pakistani society with Chinese development to garner millions in apartment building/shopping...
Topics: Pakistan, Pashtuns, Lock-in, China, Art of Living, healing, trauma, childhood, psychology, Luminous...
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A Night Sky Network Webinar featuring Dr. Bruce Damer on the Hot Spring Hypothesis for the Origin Of Life and the search for Life in Universe (25 April 2018)
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Topics: origin of life, Astrobiology, Mars2020, biochemistry, stromatolites
Video, audio and still images from a discussion of the Origin Of Life with Dr. Bruce Damer and Dr. Deepak Chopra. Recorded on April 6, 2018, at The Science of Consciousness Conference in Tucson Arizona, USA.
Topics: origin of life, spiritual interpretations of science, birth trauma, Realming, Fritjof Capra,...
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Apr 6, 2018 Dr. Deepak Chopra, Dr. Bruce Damer
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Dr. Bruce Damer and Dr. Deepak Chopra meet and share news and views about the science of life's origins, old rocks and new chemistry, and the fundamental engine of creation in a mutual sense of spirit of healing in this emergent connection. Recorded in Facebook Live in front of 22,000 of Deepak's followers on Friday April 6th at the 2018 Science of Consciousness Conference in Tucson, Arizona this was Dr. Bruce's first experience of mass audiences in social media. It was fun so there is more to...
Topics: science of consciousness, origin of life, stromatolites, healing, engine of creation, probability,...
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Apr 6, 2018 Joshua Bloom
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A video interview of Dr. Bruce Damer for the Newtonian Shamanics podcast episode #26 by Joshua Bloom. Held at the Lowes Canyon Resort in Tuscon Arizona during the 2018 Science of Consciousness Conference Joshua and Dr. Bruce covered many subjects from the origin of life to Burning Man to the future of humanity. Recorded Friday, April 6, 2018. Find this conversation online at the Newtonian Shamanics podcast site: ...
Topics: Origin of life, science, future of humanity, Burning Man, festivals, consciousness
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Feb 26, 2018 Dr. Bruce Damer
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Dr. Bruce brings you a vital new teaching for our times from Dr. R. P. Kaushik. We live in a time dominated by the "wiles of the mind", thoughts which swirl around mind and trap it within limits, conditioning it and morphing it into "the me", "the ego" or simply "self-centeredness". Operating from this "small self" defined by cycling thought creates suffering within each of us and for the whole world. Fake news and not so fake news, social...
Topics: consciousness, awakening, thought, mind, ego, anger, society, suffering
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Jan 26, 2018 Erik Davis
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Dr. Bruce Damer on the Expanding Mind Podcast with author, scholar and speaker Erik Davis.
Topics: Terence McKenna, Science, Origin of Life, Philosophy, Religion, Burning Man
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Jan 3, 2018 Dr. Christopher Ryan
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Dr. Bruce Damer on the Tangentially Speaking podcast by Christopher Ryan.
Topics: science, altered states, civilization, lock-in, space colonization
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Nov 17, 2017 Dr. Bruce Damer
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Dr. Bruce reports in from Islamabad, Pakistan where he is on a "round the world" tour from the Science & Nondualists of San Jose, to the Galapagos Islands and Ecuador, to Mars rover roboticists in Pasadena, and from here onwards to China. He gave perhaps the first talk on the origins of life and search for life in the Universe in Pakistan at the Quaid-i-Azam University in Islamabad. His host, renowned physicist and activist Dr. Pervez Hoodbhoy, hosted this talk at the Physics...
Topics: Origins of Life, physics, chemistry, astrobiology, exoplanets, astronomy, philosophy, metaphysics
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Oct 28, 2017 Wizards Light, SAND, Jack Siberine
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Science & Nonduality (SAND) 2017 Conference Saturday night "Emergence" show featuring (in order of appearance): Valentin Santana-opening (on violin) and Andre Reinero (boards) and throughout (as DISSOLV), Samantha Sweetwater, JasmineSemjase, Dr.Bruce Damer, Samantha-closing (Oct 28, 2017). SAND “Emergence” soundtrack based on Calibrate (Etheric Echos) series of compositions. Two camera shoot: one by SAND (with effects and better board sound) the second position from the...
Topics: Gaia, cosmology, origin of life, evolution of primates, science and spirit
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Dr. Bruce Damer's Diary: Giant Galapagos Tortoises @ hatchery and conservation centre in San Cristobal (Oct 27, 2017)
Topics: Galapagos, Giant Tortoises, conservation
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Oct 21, 2017 Science and Nonduality
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The Origin of Life and Consciousness: Face to Face with the Progenote plenary at the Science and Nonduality Conference, Oct 21, 2017 presented by Dr. Bruce Damer.
Topics: origin of life, consciousness, cosmology
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Sep 1, 2017 Dr. Bruce Damer
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For the 60th Levity Zone podcast, Dr. Bruce brings you Communion in the Pyramid, a team performance of cosmic proportions held at Burning Man 2017. Join Samantha Sweetwater for an invocation from our deepest communal origins followed by Valentin Santana and Andre Reinero (aka DJ DISSOLV) rocking their board bringing forth a new composition in their "Calibrate" line... danced to by the phenomenal Jasmine. A crack of thunder signaled yours truly, the Wizard, to stride slowly forward...
Topics: Origins of Life, Apollo Lunar Program, Summer of Love, Burning Man, Space
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Aug 31, 2017 Dr. Bruce Damer, Wizards Light
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Wizards Light performance with Dr. Bruce Damer, Samantha Sweetwater, Jasmine & DISSOLV @ Playalchemist-Burning Man August 31, 2017. Video by Frank Nuccio (of Dr. Bruce Damer) and Dr. Bruce Damer (of on-stage views).
Topics: Burning Man, dance, spoken word, Playalchemist
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Aug 31, 2017 Dr. Bruce Damer
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Celebrate Dr. Bruce's Blue Moon Eclipse (56th) birthday on January 31st, 2018 by returning to a magickal night last August 31st, at Burningman 2017 with the Wizards Light troupe in the Playalchemist pyramid. Journey on this mystical musical spoken word performance on why communion traces back to our very origins and is the likely mechanism for our very survival. On top of all that, grok a novel insight of a tripartite system that may actually generate everything, from life's beginning through...
Topics: Burning Man, origin of life, probability, communion, symbiosis
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Aug 21, 2017 Dr. Bruce Damer
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Dr. Bruce returns after a magickal mystery tour of epic proportions performing and speaking at the Oregon Eclipse festival and then on to Burning Man. Join John Zielinski, Michael Moore and Dr. Bruce on a hillside above the Eclipse stage to witness the union of darkness and light as totality swept across Eastern Oregon on August 21, 2017. The boys wax poetic on what all of this means as the totality tells the story of perfect chance that pulled us into existence. Shpongle provides a surprise...
Topics: eclipse, Symbiosis Festival, origin of life, science, cosmology
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Aug 17, 2017 Dr. Bruce Damer, Wizards Light
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Oregon Eclipse Festival: "Song Of Saros" on the Fringe Theater Stage, Thursday August 17, 2017. "Wizards Light" troupe including Samantha, Sweetwater, Jasmine, Dr. Bruce Damer & DJ DISSOLV Part 1 of 2. Video by Michael Moore.
Topics: Symbiosis Eclipse, dance, spoken word performance
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Jun 16, 2017 Joanna Harcourt-Smith
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Dr. Bruce Damer on the Future Primitive Podcast with Joanna Harcourt-Smith (co-hosted by Jacob Aman) June 16th, 2017 Birthing a Future for Life an interview with Bruce Damer In this week’s episode Bruce Damer speaks with Joanna and Jacob Aman about: a gathering of hearts and minds exploring consciousness; using imagination for science; microtubules and the mind; finding the others in the field of knowing; a second Copernican revolution; a new model for the origin of life as a collaborative...
Topics: Copernican Revolution, consciousness, philosophy, science, origin of life, summer of love, Lukuma...
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Jun 10, 2017 Center for Consciousness Studies
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Dr. Bruce Damer's plenary talk at the Science of Consciousness Conference 2017, La Jolla, CA on the topic of "The Origin and Evolution Of Life and Consciousness".
Topics: Origin of life, consciousness, complexity theory, ontology
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Consciousness Central With Nick Day. BRUCE DAMER on the Origins Of Life-Full Interview 22
Topics: origins of life, complexity theory, AI, science, consciousness, ontology, metaphysics
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Jun 9, 2017 Nick Day, Dr. Bruce Damer
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Dr. Bruce returns after a two month hiatus with the first of two talks from the June 2017 Science of Consciousness Conference in La Jolla, California. The first, an interview by Nick Day of Consciousness Central, is a wide ranging conversation exploring the implications of the new Hot Spring Origin of Life hypothesis for biology, physics, philosophy and the origin and phenomenon of consciousness. Credits: Nick Day (interviewer), Dr. Bruce Damer (interviewee), Consciousness Central (recording...
Topics: Origin of Life, consciousness, physics, chemistry, philosophy, metaphysics
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The Psychedelic Origins Of Life Dr. Bruce Damer on ATTMind Episode 49 in two parts. Hosted by James Jesso.
Topics: Dr. Bruce Damer, origin of life, science, space, philosophy
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Dr. Bruce Damer on Natural Born Alchemist podcast Ep126-in two parts Hosted by Alex Dr. Bruce Damer. Bruce is a multi disciplinary scientist, designer, and author. Currently he collaborates with colleagues developing and testing a new model for the origin of life on Earth and in the design of spacecraft architectures to provide a viable path for expansion of human civilization beyond the Earth. Bruce began his career in the 1980s developing some of the earliest user interfaces for personal...
Topics: Dr. Bruce Damer, spacecraft, origin of life, science, philosophy
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May 29, 2017 Cory Allen
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Episode #82 Bruce Damer May 29, 2017 I’m joined on The Astral Hustle by the great Dr. Bruce Damer! We talk about the origin of cellular life, cosmic brilliance flowing through the web of humanity, and listening to the wisdom of the light in our minds. 
Topics: Dr. Bruce Damer, science, space, origin of life
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Apr 21, 2017 Allan Lundell, Sun Lundell, Dr. Bruce Damer
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MAPS Conference 2017: Dr. Bruce Damer, Duncan Trussell and Android Jones on Virtual Reality. Recorded on the Psymposium Stage, the Marketplace, Marriott City Center Oakland April 21, 2017.
Topics: Virtual Reality, Psychedelics, Android Jones
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Mar 31, 2017 Dr. Bruce Damer, Allan Lundell
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Dr. Bruce and Al Lundell submerge together in the hot tub on Future Peak to record a new Tubcast. Levity Zone listeners get a first peek into a whole new practice Dr. Bruce has been immersed in for several years within a community called the Luminous Awareness Institute. In Luminous, skilled practitioners use powerful combinations of methods for healing various types of trauma which, for many of us, were "coded in" by experiences in childhood. As living conditions have improved...
Topics: healing, trauma, childhood, psychology, Luminous Awareness, consciousness, awakening, thought,...
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Mar 21, 2017 Dr. Bruce Damer
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Dr. R.P. Kaushik returns to the Levity Zone to describe how listening to the body and becoming the observer separate from mind can open us to a healing and transformative intelligent energy. This energy can unify us with what is: the source of life itself. Dr. Bruce has recently been engaged in practices that are taking him closer to opening to this energy, so his heart was wide open to Dr. Kaushik's telling of this link between the body, the mind and this path to transformation. As our world...
Topics: Body, Health, Consciousness, Realization, Healing
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Feb 28, 2017 Dr. Bruce Damer
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Dr. Bruce returns for another TubCast with Allan Lundell in a pot boiling historical hot tub conversation about the origins and evolution of the power structures, brokers and abusers we find ourselves surrounded by today. Part One of this investigation takes us through the shaping of power from the temple at Eleusis through the Renaissance and the Industrial Revolution up to Dr. Bruce's 1986 meeting of "Kojak and the Serpent". Dr. Bruce then offers a ray of hope through science and...
Topics: Power, Eleusis, Renaissance, Industrial Revolution, Economics, Pathology, Psychopathy, Leadership,...
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Dec 31, 2016 Dr. Bruce Damer
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Dr. Bruce shares some heartfelt words on the recent so-called "election" of 2016 in the USA. Recorded on the eve of the new year 2017 and offered on the eve of the so-called "inauguration" of a non-elected "president". It reflects a Canadian but also a human view of the broken nature of the US national political system and  its need to be radically remade some time in the future. Credits: Dr. Bruce Damer (recording and cover art). [released 19 January 2017]
Topics: US Political System, presidentail elections, democracy, Donald Trump, fraud, voting, constitutional...
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Dr. Bruce Damer on Lucid Planet Radio with Dr. Kelly Neff (podcast, radio). Currently includes: Episode 71: Spaced Out Science, a Conversation with Dr. Bruce Damer
Topics: science, space, spirituality, festivals, Terence McKenna
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Nov 30, 2016 Jamie Wheal, Steven Kotler, Evolver Learning Lab
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Dr. Bruce Damer on "Stealing Fire" Evolver Learning Lab #1: November 30: From Endo to Exo: Alternate Realities in Service of the Human Future How might altered states best serve creativity? Dr. Bruce Damer is a multi-disciplinary scientist, designer and author who has engaged in decades of exploration into states of consciousness, specifically in the practice of achieving endogenous visionary states to support thought experiments. We all experience Endo (internal) states when we are...
Topics: altered states of consciousness, flow states, church, Eleusis, psychedelics, science, endogenous...
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Nov 1, 2016 Dr. Bruce Damer, Skanky Mojo
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The "Ode to Terence" (McKenna) as read by Dr. Bruce Damer at the Esalen Institute, June 2012 and set to music by Skanky Mojo in November 2016. Fine the full story and images about the Ode at: http://www.damer.com/projects/fan-terencem/Bruce-Damer-Ode-To-Terence-McKenna.htm Find the full script below: 1. Where did you come from Terence? - You youthful seeker of the weird, from circus freak show fuzzy Charlie to Eros on the tightrope strutting just out of reach of death in the big top -...
Topics: Terence McKenna, Psychedelics
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Oct 26, 2016 Noah Lampert
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Dr. Bruce Damer on Noah Lampert's Synchronicity Podcast Dr. Bruce Damer stops by Synchronicity to talk cooperative evolution, liminal boundaries, magic, reality and more! Episode 53 can be found at: https://syncpodcast.com/episode-53-dr-bruce-damer/
Topics: science, evolution, cooperation, liminality, magic
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Oct 26, 2016 Dr. Bruce Damer, Allan Lundell
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Join Dr. Future (Al Lundell) and Dr. Bruce in another Tubcast, a spirited (and bubbly) hot tub conversation ranging from the cosmic destiny of life beyond Earth, to our own ancestry at the birth of our world, to how we might best survive and thrive for another five hundred years. Is all we have to do to wake up to how rare we are and to the wonder of *what is* rather than falling into stories invented by others? Please join us again in the Levity Zone for dialogues at the edge of the west, or...
Topics: life in space, spacecraft, Mars exploration, conspiracy theories, Elon Musk
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Oct 1, 2016 Mike Zaremba
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Dr. Bruce Damer was interviewed at the Float House in downtown Vancouver on the subject of "the Origin of Life" and other topics by Mike Zaremba in late October after the Spirit Plant Medicine conference at UBC. Description for Episode #91: Bruce Damer is truly one of a kind. He is Canadian-American multi disciplinary scientist, designer, and author. Dr. Bruce Damer collaborates with colleagues developing and testing a new model for the origin of life on Earth and in the design of...
Topics: Dr. Bruce Damer, origin of life, space, science, human history, altered states of consciousness
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Sep 29, 2016 Dr. Bruce Damer
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For the 50th Levity Zone podcast Dr. Bruce offers: "Fire in the Sky" a four part full tilt poetic journey from the birth of the cosmos through the origin of life and human conscious awareness. This piece was later performed on stage with Android Jones and Val Santana at the 2016 Lightning in a Bottle festival. Credits: Dr. Bruce Damer (performer), Lisa Cory (cover photography), Val Santana/DJ DISSOLV (recording and music mixing). [released 29 September 2016]
Topics: Cosmogenesis, biogenesis, evolution, consciousness, language, paleolithic Europe, Ancient Greece,...
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Sep 23, 2016 Christopher Pezza, Allan Lundell
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The "Flat Earth" Panel featuring Dr. Bruce Damer @ the Symbiosis 2016 Festival. Show produced by Chris Pezza. Panel hosted by Dr. Erik Davis. Featuring comedic performances by Kumare, JP Sears, Dr. Bruce Damer, Bejna Juster, Tyler Hanson and others. Panel held Friday September 23rd at Symbiosis Gathering 2016, Woodward Reservoir, Oakdale, CA. Video shot by Allan Lundell.
Topics: Flat Earth, Comedy, Take3, Space, Meditation
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Aug 30, 2016 Duncan Trussell
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EPISODE 209 - Dr. Bruce Damer A conversation with the brilliant scientist and speaker Dr. Bruce Damer (Levity Zone Podcast, damer.com) we talk about VR, technology, the feasibility of mining asteroids, and the Atman of shape shifting through the military industrial complex, academia, and other radically different cultures.
Topics: Origin of Life, Space Exploration, Asteroid Mining, Virtual Reality, science, shape shifting
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Aug 21, 2016 Greg Friedman
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Greg Friedman speaks with Dr. Bruce Damer on the Inner Journey program on FM KX 93.5 Laguna Beach, California on August 21st, 2016. Show link: http://www.kx935.com/podcasts/inner-journey-greg-friedman-guest-bruce-damer/ Bruce Frederick Damer, PhD (born 31 January 1962) is a Canadian American multi-disciplinary scientist, designer, and speaker. He works in evolutionary biology researching the question of the origin of life and the exploration and economic development of space. He also has a...
Topics: science, space, wellness, yoga, media, Ram Dass, future of humanity
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Jul 15, 2016 Tara Djokic
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Dr. Bruce Damer interviewed in July 2106 by Richard Smith for the ABC/Arte "Living Universe" science TV series. Shot on location near the Strelley Pool fossil locality these segments feature multiple takes of a discussion of "Darwin's warm little pond" and the newly proposed "Terrestrial Origins" theory of the origin of life in fresh water pools. Second camera capture of the making of the documentary by Tara Djokic.
Topics: origin of life, life in the universe, biogenesis, chemistry, complexity, Charles Darwin
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Jun 15, 2016 Dr. Bruce Damer, Ken Adams, Tom Riedel, Valentin Santana
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Deep Dreaming Science, a magickal visual soundscape storytelling held @ Elixart in Nevada City, California, with Bruce Damer, Ken Adams and DJ DISSOLV-Valentin Santana (15 June 2016)
Topics: storytelling, origins, science, space, google deep dream, visionary art, computer graphics,...
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Jun 4, 2016 Evil Twins (Grace brothers)
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Dr. Bruce Damer on the Evil Twin Podcast (#EVLTWN). Find it  at: http://www.eviltwinpodcast.com/ Episode 57 description: In this episode we talk to the brilliant Dr. Bruce Damer. Dr. Damer is an associate researcher in the Department of Biomolecular Engineering, University of California at Santa Cruz where he collaborated with Prof. David Deamer to develop the Coupled Phases model for the origin of life. From 1999 to 2009 Dr. Damer's company, DigitalSpace Corporation, was awarded contracts by...
Topics: space, science, visionary thinking
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May 28, 2016 Dr. Bruce Damer, Val Santana, Android Jones, Violet Starkey
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A two minute mashup of Dr. Bruce Damer performing "Fire In The Sky" with DJ DISSOLV on music & Android Jones live painting on two LED screens on the Lucent Temple of Consciousness stage at Lightning in a Bottle, May 28, 2016. Thanks Pluma, D Miller, Talia Moradkhanian, Jazmin Delgado, Craig Kohland, Dream Rockwell, and Becca Dakini. Credits go to Violet for the main video capture and Michael Moore for his cell phone views and Val Santana and Sebastian Rodriguez for editing this...
Topics: cosmology, science, evolution, consciousness, spoken word art
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May 28, 2016 Dr. Bruce Damer, LiB
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Dr. Bruce Damer's performance of "Fire In The Sky" at the 2016 Lighting in a Bottle festival on the Temple of Lucent Consciousness stage. Live art projections were provided by by Android (Andrew) Jones, and music was artfully blended in by DJ DISSOLV (Val Santana). Two camera shoot by Kalie Violet Starkey (Quicktime movie file set) and cell phone capture by Michael Moore (MP4). Performed on 28 May, 2016 by the dry shores of the San Antonio Reservoir, Bradley California.
Topics: poetry, space, science, human history, human future
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May 27, 2016 Dr. Bruce Damer
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Dr. Bruce Damer's presentation of "Origin of Life Science: We are the Communal Unit" at the 2016 Lighting in a Bottle festival. Presented on the Temple of Lucent Consciousness stage on 27 May, 2016 by the San Antonio Reservoir. Cell phone capture by Michael Moore. 
Topics: origin of life, science, space, visionary exploration, thought experiments
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May 22, 2016 Michael Garfield, Evan Snyder
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Michael Garfield & Evan Snyder interview Dr. Bruce Damer on the Future Fossils Podcast (Episode 4, Season 1). Designer and scientist Bruce Damer shares his thoughts - and bold spacecraft designs - to enable sustainable space exploration. He argues that we can go to Mars, but it doesn't need to be a one way trip...  On asteroid mining, the origins of life, growing up during the Apollo Program and the importance of unifying society under visions for Great Projects (see also: Project...
Topics: space flight, space exploration, origin of life, chemistry, ancient Earth, Elon Musk, Biosphere 2,...
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Apr 1, 2016 Michael Philip
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Dr. Bruce Damer's appearances on the Third Eye Drops podcast (successor to the MidWest Real podcast).
Topics: Dr. Bruce Damer, Dennis McKenna, Space, Science, Psychedelics, conscousness
Voice of America story: Apple Turns 40 in World It Helped Create Featuring interviews with several computer pioneers including Dr. Bruce Damer, founder and curator of the DigiBarn Computer Museum. Find the story online at: http://www.voanews.com/content/apple-computer-forty-steve-jobs-wozniak/3263533.html By Steve Baragona, VOA, March 31, 2016
Topics: computer history, Apple computer, Apple II, Apple MacIntosh, Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, iPhone,...
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Feb 29, 2016 Dr. Bruce Damer
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Roll open the doors to the DigiBarn Computer Museum as we enter a new theme in the Zone. Apple's co-founder Steve Wozniak gets a grand tour of Dr. Bruce's vintage computer collection. Deep nerd wisdom is mixed with whimsical techie banter as first person true stories of Apple and the rise of the personal computer are shared. Credits: Steve Wozniak, Dr. Bruce Damer, Allan Lundell, Sellam Ismail (speakers, recording and editing), Bo Millward (sound cleanup) Kyle Espenshade (theme music)....
Topics: Steve Wozniak, Apple Computer, DigiBarn Computer Museum, Apple II, Xerox Alto, Elixir Technologies,...
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Feb 1, 2016 KMO, Dr. Bruce Damer
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Dr. Bruce Damer's appearances on the C-Realm podcast hosted by KMO.
Topics: Dr. Bruce Damer, C-Realm, consciousness, space, science, politics
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Jan 29, 2016 Dr. Bruce Damer
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Returning for the second half of the Merry Pranksters visit to the Levity Zone, Prankster Lee Quarnstrom reads from his autobiography "When I was a Dynamiter" with a spectacular telling of the 1965 bust at Ken Kesey's house in La Honda. Yours truly, Dr. Bruce, shares Leon Tabory's hitherto untold tale of the accidental painting of Kesey's magic bus before its epic 1964 New York trip, a chance inspiration that colored up the whole 60s. And John Leopold, First District Supervisor of...
Topics: Merry Pranksters, Acid Test, 1960s, Santa Cruz, Ken Kesey
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Jan 28, 2016 Michael Philip
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Dr. Bruce Damer's appearances on the Third Eye Drops podcast (successor to the MidWest Real podcast) as recorded in video (Skype) with guests. Episode with Dennis McKenna and Michael Phillip: There are a few unicorns running around who’ve figured out a way to re-appropriate the dusty old construct of academia to their own terms. Both Dennis McKenna and Bruce Damer were brilliant enough, brave enough and tenacious enough to do it. If you’re familiar with them you already know, if not,...
Topics: Dennis McKenna, Terence McKenna, visionary thinking, psychedelics, Palenque Norte, science,...
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Dec 27, 2015 Dr. Bruce Damer, Thomas Cuellar
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Dr. Bruce Damer interviewing various participants in the development of personal computing. Introduced by Thomas "Tommy" Cuellar.
Topic: history of computing
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Dec 27, 2015 Allan Lundell, Sun Lundell
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Dr. Bruce Damer and friends & family on the Dr. Future Show on KSCO AM 1080 Santa Cruz, hosted by Dr. Future Allan Lundell and Mrs. Future Sun Lundell.
Topics: science, space, current events, technology
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Dec 27, 2015 Dr. David Livingston
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Episodes of Dr. Bruce Damer and DigitalSpace on The Space Show with Dr. David Livingston. See The Space Show at: http://www.thespaceshow.com/
Topics: spaceflight, NASA, virtual reality, 3D graphics, simulation
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Dec 27, 2015 Tom Barbalet, Dr. Bruce Damer
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Dr. Bruce Damer being interviewed with host Tom Barbalet on the original Biota Podcast and in conversation with the artificial life community of practitioners on the Biota Live conversations.
Topics: Artificial Life, computer simulation, emergence
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Dec 25, 2015 Dr. Bruce Damer
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Recordings of Dr. Bruce Damer on miscellaneous podcasts. Frequent appearances on podcasts or major podcasts are given their own records. This is a collection of infrequent or one-off appearances on various podcasts.
Topics: podcasts, science, technology
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Dec 24, 2015 Lorenzo Hagerty, Dr. Bruce Damer
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Dr. Bruce Damer on the Psychedelic Salon Podcast.
Topics: Psychedelic Salon, visionary thinking
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Dec 17, 2015 Dr. Bruce Damer
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The Merry Pranksters return to Santa Cruz to mark the 50th anniversary of the first Acid Test! Hear George Walker, Mountain Girl Carolyn Garcia and Ken Babbs on stage at Don Quixote's hold forth on deep counter-cultural history. Hosted by by County Supervisor John Leopold, this important historical event, which back in 1965 spawned the Grateful Dead, is commemorated by a proclamation, and a historic marker... a bus stop! Santa Cruz honors its Psychedelic history and Dr. Bruce was there to...
Topics: The Merry Pranksters, The Grateful Dead, Acid Tests, Counter Culture
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Dec 2, 2015 Dr. Bruce Damer, Allan Lundell
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Dr. Bruce Damer presents SHEPHERD Spacecraft at Santa Cruz NewTech Meetup (Dec 2, 2015)
Topics: space, SHEPHERD, asteroid mining, mars exploration
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Nov 28, 2015 Dr. Bruce Damer
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Returning from the Deep 90s back to the future in 2015 Dr. Bruce joins Allan Lundell and his mythic friend Peter Fae for a hot tub confab high on the mountaintop of Future Peak in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Not only is Al a true bon homme but he is also a keen observer of the cyber-culture and developing trends in tech and the social landscape, chronicling all of this in his KSCO Santa Cruz radio show, Dr. Future. Realizing a twenty year dream of networking hot tub conversations, Dr. Bruce, Al...
Topics: spirituality, science, gaia, space, billionaires, origin of life, mythic selves, avatars, drones
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Aug 29, 2015 Dr. Bruce Damer, Darek Milewski
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Teleport back to the "Deep 90s" in March of 1996 when Dr. Bruce and the founder of Craigslist Craig Newmark were interviewed for UC Berkeley radio KALX by journalist Darek Milewski. They opined on the future of publishing and whether the printed book would survive in the future. This brief dialogue with Craig, now a household name on the Internet, captures that innocence and dreamy time of all possibility. Craig is optimistic that many more people would soon be hooked up the Internet...
Topics: Internet, publishing, ebooks, Craig Newmark, Craigslist
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Jul 27, 2015 Jonathan Davis, Uplift Connect-Mullumbimby, Australia
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Life On Earth Began as a Collaboration An interview with D r. Bruce Damer  on new speculations in science with an impact on philosophy and a rethinking of human civilization. Recorded on July 27th, 2015 at the home of Bharat Mitra near Mullumbimby, New South Wales, Australia. Video by Jonathan Davis. Youtube version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YrNYltw0I8M
Topics: science, origin of life, collaboration, philosophy, Darwinism